MEET THE AUTHOR
MOHAMED KHEIR OMER was born in 1952 when Eritrea was federated to Ethiopia. He grew up in western Eritrea where the liberation movement started and witnessed the ups and downs of the ELF since early age. He was one of the leaders of the General Union of Eritrean Students and a member of the ELF’s Labour Party. Though a veterinarian by profession, he has deep interest in history and journalism and oversees a digital archive on historical books and articles on Eritrea at https://hedgait.blogspot.com.